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The Miracle of Flight

January 14, 2010 |  2:00 am




 Jan. 14, 1910, Gasoline
Yes, everything runs on gasoline.

Jan. 13, 1910, Aviation Meet
Jan. 13, 1910, Paulhan

Madame Paulhan climbs out of her husband's plane after making a trip.

Jan. 14, 1910, Aviation Meet

"Mon Dieu! How can I tell you? One floats away, one glides through the air, and that is all. How can I describe it? It is impossible," Mme. Paulhan says.

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J.H. Klassen's monoplane catches fire, but quick action prevents other airplanes from burning.

Jan. 14, 1910, Aviation Meet

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How Ted Gale sketched Aviation Week.
Jan. 14, 1910: Another day of wonders, a day of 19th century miracles become the popular sport of the 20th century -- that is briefly the story of the fourth day of the Los Angeles Aviation Meet.

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